Canti Classics


Paul Hamilton


Paul is a native of Savannah, Georgia. In 1987 and 1992 he earned his
Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Piano Performance with William Knight at
Shorter College, in Rome, Georgia.
As a pianist he has played all over the United States, as well as
performances in Russia, Ireland and Japan - most recently at the Tokyo
International Oboe competition with oboist, Jennet Ingle. He has accompanied
at the Leontyne Price Opera Auditions in New York, the American Traditions
Competition in Savannah, and the Metropolitan Opera Auditions in Atlanta. He
has recently completed a national tour with baritone, Robert Sims.
Upon arriving to Chicago in 1996, Paul continued a career in theatre.
Credits include The Light in the Piazza at the Goodman, Sweeney Todd at
Ravinia, and Jesus Christ Superstar at Drury Lane, Oakbrook.
As an arranger and orchestrator Paul has worked with the Fireside Theatre in
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin. As a composer he has co-written several musicals
with Gail Deschamps, GMT Productions in Georgia. Their productions of Sadako
and a Thousand Cranes, Alice in Wonderland, and The Emperor's New Clothes
have just completed a national tour. Paul is also musical director at Lake
View Lutheran Church here in Chicago.